Union of Great Britain and Ireland 1801 49mm diameter Gilt by C.H.Kuchler for M.Boulton, Eimer 927, Obverse Bust of George III left, armoured and draped GEORGIUS III. D:G. BRITANNIARUM REX. FIDEI DEF&c. Reverse Britannia and Hibernia stand facing each other, their hands clasped. JUNGUNTUR OPES FIRMATUR IMPERIUM, UNC and with a small test mark on the edge which barely detracts
Ireland - Republic Padraig H. Pearse 1879-1916 boxed commemorative medal two piece set (50mm and 36mm diameters) in 22 carat gold by Paul Vincze 1966, 1916 - 1966 50 years anniversary of Easter Rising PADRAIG H PEARCE 1879 - 1916 surrounding right facing portrait obverse WE PLEDGE OUR LIVES AND THE LIVES OF OUR COMRADES IN ARMS TO THE CUASE OF ITS FREEDOM OF ITS WELFARE AND OF ITS EXALTATION AMONG THE NATIONS reverse above two figures holding flags, total weight 189 grams so over 5 1/2 ounces pure gold content so the gold value alone in the region of £6,000 but rare as medals especially this large double gold issue, we were unable to find any previous sales results for this rare two coin set. Choice Unc in the two coin green display box with 1916 - 1966 in gold on the lid. Paul Vincze also designed coins and is responsible for designs on coins from The Channel Islands, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Nigeria and more
Investiture of the Prince of Wales 1969 a 4-medal set each in silver 38mm, 32mm, 29mm and 24mm diameters respectively, each with a different reverse design, nFDC to FDC in the box of issue, The Queen's Tour of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Silver Jubilee 1977 Silver Ingot 93.86 grammes, with three first day covers, UNC in the box of issue with certificate, HM the Queen's Official Birthday Ingot 1977, 122 grammes UNC in the box of issue with certificate, The Post Office Official Commemorative Stamp Ingot 1977, 73 grammes of silver, along with first day cover, UNC in the box of issue with certificate
Union of Great Britain and Ireland 1801 49mm diameter in copper, Eimer 927var.Obverse: Bust left GEORGIUS III. D.G. BRITANNIARUM REX.FIDEI DEF. &c. Reverse Britannia and Hibernia stand facing each other their hands clasped. JUNGUNTUR OPES FIRMATUR IMPERIUM Exergue: 1.JAN. MDCCCI GEF with a couple of small rim nicks
Birth of Prince Charles 1630 Obverse four Heart-shaped shields of England and France, Scotland, France and Ireland Reverse a decorative tablet upon which 'HONOR'. PRIN'. MAG'. BRIT'. FRA'. ET'. HIB'. NAT', 29 MAI'. ANN' EF the reverse with some dark toning
Resolution and Adventure Medal 1772 Eimer 744a 43mm diameter in copper showing the distinctive die break to the left of the exergue. Obverse Bust of George III laureate. GEORGE III. KING. OF. GR. BRITAIN. FRANCE. AND. IRELAND ETC. Reverse Two Ships at sea RESOLVTION ADVENTURE. Exergue. SAILED . FROM. ENGLAND MARCH MDCCLXXII Fine for wear, with corroded surfaces as is normal on this issue, and showing the mount mark at the top as do all examples. Eimer states:- 'The medal was commissioned by naturalist and benefactor Joseph Banks (1743-1820) who was to have accompanied Captain James Cook on his second voyage (1728-1729) but withdrew at a late stage. These medals were distributed at more than 30 places and generally show up in a worn and weathered state. 2000 medals are said to have been produced made from an alloy of copper, lead, zinc and tin. A further 142 example were struck in silver and 2 in gold. All examples appear to have been struck from a cracked die, as does this example.' Only a handful of examples have been discovered, mainly in New Zealand. Examples are held in the collections of Te Papa and the National Museum of Australia. A truly rare piece.
Death of Edward VII 1910 WE4971 76mm diameter in gilt copper, Obverse Bust almost facing, Crowned, draped and holding a sceptre EDWARD' VII.D'G' REX.ET.ET.IMP Reverse EDWARD THE SEVENTH BY THE GRACE OF GOD, OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND, AND OF ALL THE BRITISH DOMINIANS BEYOND THE SEAS, KING, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH, EMPEROR OF INDIA BORN NOVEMBER, 1841. ASCENDED THE THRONE 22ND JANUARY, 1901.CROWNED, 9TH AUGUST, 1902 DIED 6TH MAY, 1910 UNC in the original box of issue
Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, silver, 48mm, obv. bust of Queen Elizabeth I, rev. heraldic shield surrounded by inscription "Scientiis Naturalibus Feliciter Excultis Edmundus F. Lawson 1907". In case of issue. GVF.
R.A.F. group of six to Corporal J.R.Bear R.A.F., General Service Medal 1962 two bars Northern Ireland, Air operations Iraq without clasp, (SAC J.R. Bear (J8425937) R.A.F.) Accumulated Campaign Service Medal (Cpl. J.R. Bear (J8425937) R.A.F.), Operational Service Medal bar Afghanistan (Cpl. J.R. Bear (J8425937) R.A.F.) with silver rosette, Iraq Medal 2004 (Cpl. J.R. Bear (J8425937) R.A.F.), Golden Jubilee Medal 2002NATO Service Medal with ISAF Afghanistan) clasp. All medals in boxed of issue EF & scarce.
Charles James Fox 1800 by J.G.Hancock struck by P.K., bronze, 53mm, obv. bust right, rev, "with learning eloquence and zeal he maintains the rights of a free and loyal people", Text possibly refers to Fox's opposition to the proposed union with Ireland (Eimer 915) EF, William Pitt the Elder First Lord of the Treasury 1799 53mm diameter in copper Eimer 912 Obverse bust left draped WILLIAM PITT APPOINTED FIRST LORD OF THE TREASURY AND CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER DEC: 1783 Reverse WITH FORTITUDE WISDOM AND INTEGRITY HE SERVES A PROSPEROUS NATION AND A VIRTUOUS KING 1799 AGED 40 in a wreath by J.G.Hancock EF
Admiral Vernon Battle of Portobello 1739 Fair, Colonial and Indian Exhibition 1886 51mm in copper EF, Coronation medal 1953 in white metal EF boxed, London Academy of Music (2) 1937 and 1938 presented to Charlotte Huscroft for Elocution these in silver and boxed, Twopence 1797 with crude and large countermarks? Fine, 18th Century Halfpennies (2) 1791 John Wilkinson, Ireland 1804 Convenience of Trade Fair, Australia Halfpenny 1857 Holloways Near Fine with edge knocks
Charles James Fox 1800 by J.G.Hancock struck by P.K., bronze, 53mm, obv. bust right, rev, "with learning eloquence and zeal he maintains the rights of a free and loyal people", Text possibly refers to Fox's opposition to the proposed union with Ireland (Eimer 915) EF
Ireland, Dublin International Exhibition 1865, bronze medal awarded to Thomas Brunker "For Services", 75mm, GVF. The Royal Dublin Society silver medal awarded to "1st Prize single harness, class 43,won by Mrs John McWalters for "Frith Manor Charity Horse Show 1909" Edge bruising otherwise VF. (2).
Group of three to Guardsman Ridley Coldstream Guards, General Service Medal bar Northern Ireland (24463715 GDSM S.N.Ridley Coldm Gds. U.N. medal for Bosnia & Yugoslavia, Golden Jubilee Medal 2002. With set of miniatures
Duke of Clarence Lord High Admiralty 1827 Eimer 1192 65mm diameter in bronze Obverse Bust of the Duke of Clarence, right H.R.H. WILLIAM HENRY DUKE OF CLARENCE LORD HIGH ADMIRAL OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. GEOR: IV: REX : MDCCCXXVII Reverse Britannia advancing right across the sea, beyond, two ships. HER MARCH IS O'ER THE MOUNTAIN WAVE HER HOME IS ON THE DEEP. by J.Henning Sr GEF in a contemporary round case
VictoriaDiamond Jubilee 1897 in white metal (2) Obverse Bust left veiled and crowned, VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX 1897 below bust, Reverse Shields of EnglandIreland and Scotland crowned at the top IN COMMEMORATION OF THE SIXTIETH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN EF-UNC with some scuffs, Battle of Trafalgar Boulton's medal a later restrike with die deterioration evident on both sides with 'Daniel Bradley Conqueror' engraved above the design in the reverse field Good Fine
A Great War DCM & MM group to Sjt. H. Temple Royal Engineers. Distinguished Conduct Medal G.V.R. (13666 2 Cpl. 1/ Sig. Co. R.E.), Military Medal G.V.R (13666 2 Cpl. 1/ D.S.Co. R.E.), 1914 Mons Star (13666 Sapr R.E.), British War & Victory Medals with M.I.D. oakleaf 13666 A.Sjt. R.E.Defence Medal, ImperialService Medal GVIR (Harold Temple DCM MM). Mounted as worn, First two slightly polished otherwise GVF. The Imperial Service Medal was awarded to Mr Harold Temple DCM MM in recognition of nearly half a century of outstanding service to the Crown. Enlisted in R.E. in 1904, and served in Ireland, until early 1914, when he joined the Post Office Telegraph Service at New Cross. He went to France and Belgium when the war started won the DCM & MM, and was Mentioned in Despatches for Conspicuous Gallantry during operations - for repairing telephone lines under heavy gunfire, for carrying a wounded colleague to a dressing room under heavy fire and returning to duty. He was wounded twice and after six months at hospital was sent to Signal School at Farnham where he stayed till he was demobilised in 1919. He returned to the Post Office and was promoted to Inspector in 1941. He served as a Captain in the Home Guard in the Second World War.
International Medical Congress, London, 1881 Obverse Bust left, crowned, veiled and draped, VICTORIA QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND: EMPRESS OF INDIA Reverse Three supplicant figures, one holding an infant, kneeling before Aesculapius; beyond, a globe and the departing figures of Death. INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CONGRESS, LONDON. JAMES PAGET, PRES. WILLIAM MAC CORMAC, HON. SEC. GEN. Exergue: 1881 Eimer 1683 77mm diameter in copper UNC with a couple of tone spots on the reverse
Medals (6) Coronation Medal 1902 Reverse Grand Hotel Trafalgar Square 38mm diameter in base metal A/UNC boxed. Victoria Coronation 1838 64mm diameter in base metal H.M.G MAJESTY VICTORIA Born May 24th 1819, Ascended the British Throne June 20th 1837 with crowned June 28th 1838 inside within exergue VF. Victoria 1887 THE STATIONARY TRADES COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL 45mm diameter in white metal, boxed. Victoria 1897 Diamond Jubilee an unofficial issue 35x40mm with small oval portrait of the Queen in the centre flanked by 1837 1897 IVR monogram and 'VICTORIA THE GOOD' below VF. 1937 George VI and Elizabeth Coronation an unofficial issue in base metal NEF boxed. Prince and Princess of Wales 1888 Silver Wedding a miniature in bronze 13mm THE FUTURE KING AND QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 1888 EF
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